No squash forming - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by christead
June 30, 2010
Nice leaves and yellow flowers but no squash. Flowers wither and die without fruit forming.


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Answer from NGA
June 30, 2010

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It could be that the female blossoms weren't pollinated. This sometimes happens early in the season, before the male blossoms appear. It can also happen during cool spells when pollinators are less active. You can hand pollinate the blossoms yourself by taking a small artist?s paint brush or Q-tip and rubbing the pollen from the male (without a small fruit behind the flower) and into the female (with a small fruit behind the flower). Good luck!

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